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Live Blog: March 9

March 9, 2016
Filed under Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

A variety of responses to the neon yellow Oreos Jess brought for snacks today: "I just needed this color of yellow in my life," said Jess. "They taste like Oreos, but make me feel like Spring Time," said Kerr. "They look like they're radioactive," said Marra. "These are such a weird color,"... Read more »

Live Blog Issue 1

January 27, 2016
Filed under BLOGS, Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

The Pioneer is back for 2016 and the winds of change are blowing! With a night class for our illustrious Production Manager Kerr, we have shifted our schedule dramatically forward. Will we meetĀ our eager deadlines? Stay tuned to find out. 2:20 pm: Five Production Assistants have finished their layout... Read more »

Live Blog Issue 13

December 9, 2015
Filed under BLOGS, Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

Last live blog of the semester. Wow. So sad. So many memories. Anthony calling me his dad, Anthony being loud, Sarah and Marra being fantastic, bosses, Anthony bring loud. -MPS 8:11 PM: Art director Maggie Baker: "I wish I was artsy" 8:12 PM: Anthony: "I had a very successful baseball career... Read more »

Live Blog Issue 12

December 2, 2015
Filed under BLOGS, Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

The diligent Pioneer editors and PAs are back after giving thanks with their families and loved ones and have turned their collective attention to putting together Issue 12, our second-to-last issue of the semester. This is certainly a bittersweet moment, as it means I only have one more of these live... Read more »

Issue 11 Live Blog

November 18, 2015
Filed under BLOGS, Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

I cannot believe we're already to Issue 11. Today's production night is much like any other. While the newspaper includes new stories every week that refresh the paper's content, there is a certain monotony to the weekly routine we all continually experience. I'm in a reflective mood this week with our... Read more »

Live Blog Issue 10

November 11, 2015
Filed under BLOGS, Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

Hello and welcome to the 10th installment of the Pioneer's live blogĀ on Production Night. This is a special edition of the Pio because it's our 10th edition this year! We're very excited about some of the content in this issue so make sure to look out for it tomorrow on newsstands at noon. -MPS 5:52PM:... Read more »

Live Blog Issue 9

November 4, 2015
Filed under BLOGS, Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

Fresh off an exhilarating trip to Austin, the Pio Staff returns to the office to lay out and finalize Issue 9. Stay tuned for updates about the snacks, funny things I hear, and also a tiny bit about writing, editing, laying out, etc. -MPS 4:44 PM: Popsicles. This will be a nice evening. 5:27... Read more »

Back from Austin Journalism Conference, with a Pacemaker!

November 4, 2015
Filed under Editors' Blog

We are back from the Associate Collegiate Press Conference in Austin!

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Live Blog Issue 8

October 27, 2015
Filed under BLOGS, Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

Wow Pio Community! Sorry to surprise you all tonight but we've moved production night up a day so that we still have the help of all our important staff members who are leaving tomorrow for the ACP Conference. While they're in Austin, TX, we'll all be able to enjoy the fruits of the labor that's happening... Read more »

Live Blog Issue 7

October 21, 2015
Filed under BLOGS, Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

Welcome to another rousing addition of the Pioneer Production Night live blog. Here you can follow our every move as we lay out, edit, and finalize Issue 7. Look out for the paper tomorrow around noon! -MPS 5:02 pm: Controversy abounds in the Pioneer Offices over which kind of Oreo to get for the... Read more »

Live Blog Issue 6

October 14, 2015
Filed under BLOGS, Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

7:15 PM: Well I am slightly behind schedule with this live blog for Issue 6. But we have a surprise: A special guest appearance by Pizza...and also Whitman Grad/former Pioneer Managing Editor Serena Runyan. 7:16 PM: The Pioneer offices are buzzing with excitement and conversation. Sarah is busy with... Read more »

Live Blog Issue 5

October 6, 2015
Filed under BLOGS, Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

A happy hello to all of our devoted readers, this is our second consecutive Pioneer late night live blog. I'll be providing up to date coverage of this special Tuesday edition of Pioneer production. 4:13 PM: Marra and Sarah work frantically to track down a photo. The snacks are not here yet...so the... Read more »